Mr. Columbus Brown, 88, of 205 Lane Ridge Dr., Goldsboro, NC, passed away, Sunday, April 9, 2023, at Goldsboro Assisted Living, Goldsboro, NC.
The funeral service is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 15, 2023, at Stevens Funeral Home, 1820 Martin Luther King Jr. Pkwy., Wilson, NC. Pastor Tyon Horne, Sr. will officiate. Burial with military honors will be in the Eastern Carolina State Veterans Cemetery, 164 Long Plants Farm Road, Goldsboro, NC on Monday, April 17, 2023 at 12 noon. The family will meet at the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Lawrence and Carolyn Young-Bey on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. in preparation for the funeral procession.
A public visitation will be held on Friday, April 14, 2023, from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., at Stevens Funeral Home.
Mr. Brown was preceded in death by his parents, Jacob Brown and Emma Brown; seven siblings, Magdeline, Catherine, Mattie, Delores, Camilous, James and Leroy.
He leaves to mourn: two daughters, Carolyn Young-Bey (Lawrence), of Goldsboro, NC and Stephanie Captain (Anthony) of Ohio; five grandchildren, Tynika Horne, Latanya Robinson, Maurice Harrison, Addison Captain and Adrienne Captain; one great granddaughter, Trinity Robinson; three great grandsons, Tyon Horne, Jr., Tyren Horne and Diamonte Robinson; one great-great granddaughter, Sky Noelle Horne; two sisters, Evelyn Johnson of Temple Hills, MD and Mary Johnson of Upper Marlboro, MD; one brother, Wesley Brown (Angeline) of Roxboro, NC; one sister-in-law, Marion M. Brown of Wilson, NC; one aunt, Cora Williams of Wilson, NC; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Stevens Funeral Home, 1820 Martin Luther King Jr. Pkwy., Wilson, NC.
Condolences may be posted to www.stevensfamilyfuneralhome.com or faxed to 252-991-5849.
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